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Nuclear program sets off decade of growth

Department of Energy kicks off US$4 billion seven-year plan Metal Tech News – January 13, 2021

 

Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:02pm

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U.S. Department of Energy has launched three nuclear energy programs to accelerate global competitiveness by funding domestic private companies in creating nuclear reactors.

Early last year, the U.S. Department of Energy launched three separate award programs to fund domestic private companies in developing nuclear reactors in the United States.

Congress appropriated US$230 million to kick off this series of investments and through a cost-sharing partnership the DOE, will award amounts to private companies while expecting to invest close to US$4 billion over seven...



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